Category Archives: Museums

National Museum of Health and Medicine Forensic Anthropology Short Course

In Summer 2011 I was fortunate enough to attend the 25th Annual National Museum of Health and Medicine Forensic Anthropology Course. One of my lab mates had taken a previous instantiation of the course when it was still under the … Continue reading

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Bring out your dead: navigating the ethics of displaying human remains in museums

In the past two months I’ve attended two lectures on the topic of human remains in museum collections. The talks were part of a University of Michigan lecture series titled It’s Alive! Rediscovering Institutions of Living Collections.  I found the … Continue reading

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